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Governor proclaims Jan. 27 NASA Day in Arkansas, NASA Chief makes first ever visit to the state

Jan. 14, 2020 | Department of Engineering & Physics | The Harding University Department of Engineering and Physics will host NASA Day at Harding on Jan. 27, featuring NASA Chief Technologist Dr. Douglas Terrier, NASA’s highest ranking technology official and the first NASA chief to visit Arkansas. In recognition of Dr. Terrier’s visit, Governor Asa Hutchinson has proclaimed the date NASA Day in Arkansas. You
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“Gather to Give” raised nearly $80oK

On the internationally recognized “giving Tuesday,” the Harding community gathered to give, setting the goal of raising $450,000. At the end of the day, $775,864 was raised for projects all over campus. “We call this day ‘Gather to Give’ as we challenge our community to gather together and give to help Harding and our wonderful students,” Vice President of Advancement Bryan Burks said. In 2014,
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College of Business Administration appoints new chair and director

Dec. 18, 2019 | College of Business The Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration has appointed Dr. Jake Stewart chair of information systems and Dr. Reet Cronk director of information systems graduate studies for the Graduate School of Business effective January 2020. Dr. Stewart, associate professor of business, has been with the University since 2003. He has more than 15 years of business industry
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Fall semester concluded with recognition ceremonies

Dec. 6, 2019 | Commencement | ROTC | Harding University will conclude the fall semester with its annual fall commencement and ROTC commissioning ceremonies. Harding University’s fall commencement will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 in Benson Auditorium celebrating the accomplishments of more than 400 students. Members of this semester’s graduating class represent 11 countries including Brazil, the Bahamas, Canada, China, Guatemala, Haiti,
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Harding Academy to perform Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”

Dec. 2, 2019 | Harding Academy | The Harding Academy Wildcat Theatre Company will present Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 7 at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. in the Academy auditorium. The theatre group perform three to four shows a year under director Melani Morgan Blansett. Productions in 2018 were sold out.  A Disney classic, the
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Jon White, professor of engineering and physics, returns to the Ukraine with Harding students every summer

Dec. 2, 2019 | Department of Engineering & Physics | Dr. Jon White, associate professor of engineering and physics, has been a part of obtaining multiple grants to fund learning experiences outside classrooms during his 14 years teaching at Harding. In 2016, White acquired multiple grants from a foundation called VentureWell that focuses on humanitarian entrepreneurship and grants to work in Ukraine through the Fulbright
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Fall commencement ceremony Dec. 14

Nov. 20, 2019 | Fall commencement will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 in Benson Auditorium celebrating the accomplishments of more than 400 students. Members of this semester’s graduating class represent eleven countries including Brazil, the Bahamas, Canada, China, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Serbia and Venezuela, as well as 36 states. Eighteen different degrees will be conferred from the College of Allied
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Campus illuminated during annual lighting ceremony

Nov. 18, 2019 | We will kick off our holiday season activities with the annual campus lighting ceremony. The event will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2 on the front lawn near the David B. Burks American Heritage Building. The countdown to the dramatic moment of the lights coming on will begin promptly at 6:00, so guests are encouraged to arrive a few minutes
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